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Trim
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Trim as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 51 answers for the crossword clue 'Trim', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Trim a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Trim as an answer itself some 257 times.

Trim is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Wednesday, 06 October 2021 with the answer being SMART, but the most popular answer for this clue is PARE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Cutting down to the desired size or shape
  • Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
  • Decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
  • Of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat"
  • Balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"
  • A state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim"
  • Adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
  • Cut closely; "trim my beard"
  • Be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"
  • A decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
  • Attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
  • Cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
  • Remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
  • Decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window"
  • Thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
  • Severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains"
  • Neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

CUT
With parts removed; "the drastically cut film"

FIT
The manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"

LOP
Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"

MOW
A loft in a barn where hay is stored

4 Letters

CLIP
A sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"

CROP
A pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food

DECK
Any of various platforms built into a vessel

EDGE
A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"

LEAN
The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"

NEAT
Very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"

PARE
Decrease gradually or bit by bit

SLIM
Take off weight

SNIP
The act of clipping or snipping

TIDY
Receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)

TRIG
The mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions

5 Letters

ADORN
Be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

DRESS
Clothing in general; "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress"

PRUNE
Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"

SHAVE
The act of removing hair with a razor

SHEAR
Cut or cut through with shears; "shear the wool off the lamb"

SLEEK
Well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed; "sleek figures in expensive clothes"

SMART
Be the source of pain

SPARE
A score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls

6 Letters

BEDECK
Decorate; "deck the halls with holly"

DAPPER
Marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"

EDGING
Border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)

REDUCE
Take off weight

SPRUCE
Any coniferous tree of the genus Picea

SVELTE
Being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"

7 Letters

CURTAIL
Terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"

CUTBACK
Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"

CUTDOWN
Cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"

GARNISH
Any decoration added as a trimming or adornment

HAIRCUT
The act of cutting the hair

LISSOME
Moving and bending with ease

SLENDER
Being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"

8 Letters

CLEANCUT

CLIPPING
Cutting down to the desired size or shape

PAREBACK

TAILORED
(of clothing) custom-made

TRIMBACK
Cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

TRIMDOWN
Cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

TRIMMING
Cutting down to the desired size or shape

TRIMNESS
A state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim"

WELLKEPT

9 Letters

BRINGDOWN
Cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

SHIPSHAPE
Of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat"

10 Letters

ABBREVIATE
Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

DECORATION
The act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)

13 Letters

ORNAMENTATION
The act of adding extraneous decorations to something

PASSEMENTERIE
A decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"

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